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Experts cite flaws in watchdog draft

PM pushes plan to allow state project scrutiny

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An anti-corruption watchdog has raised concerns that a draft Prime Minister's Office announcement intended to ensure transparent and independent scrutiny of state procurement projects may not be transparent itself. 

The government is pushing for a draft ministerial announcement authorising the government to appoint outside observers to monitor state projects.

But critics noted the government would be selective who it chose to observe the projects.

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